UPDATED RESULTS: Nyssa mayor draws fewest votes in city council race

NYSSA – Voters appear to have unseated Nyssa Mayor Ross Ballard in a race between six candidates for four open seats on city council.

As of 11:22 p.m., Betty Holcomb had garnered the most votes: 341.

“That’s exciting, or scary,” said the incumbent Holcomb, who works for the U.S. Postal Service in Nyssa. “I just want to do my civic duty.”

She was followed by soon-to-retire postal delivery worker Pat Oliver, 248 votes, and TLC Hair Design owner Patricia Esplin, 240 votes. They each will serve . . .